Leucodonta bicoloria - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

NOTODONTIDAE

Notodontinae

Las Descargues, 12 May 2015
Leucodonta bicoloria Adult

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© Robin Howard

Leucodonta bicoloria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

White Prominent
Bicolore

Wingspan: 30-38mm

Imago: Univoltine flying from May to the end of July. A local species in France and this is the first time it has been recorded here and possibly the first for the Lot, it is much further south than its normal distribution although its habitats and foodplant are common locally.

Larva: Feeds on Betulus.

 

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